Baked Swede and Chorizo

The Cyprus Tree – Ohakune


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 2 swedes, peeled, roughly chopped

  • 1 onion, cut into thin wedges

  • 3 chorizo sausages, roughly chopped

  • 3 tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 cup white wine

  • 2 tsp sugar

  • Thyme sprigs, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Heat the oil in a medium heavy-based pan and add swede, onion and chorizo. Cook, stirring often, for 3-4 minutes or until golden.
  2. Add tomato, wine, sugar and thyme, stir to combine and cook for 2-3 minutes. Transfer mixture to an ovenproof dish, cover and bake for 25-30 minutes or until swede is tender. Uncover 5 minutes before the end of the cooking time, to brown. Serve immediately.